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NCRPA Committees

Standing Committees are important to the continuity of the operations of NCRPA. They represent functions of work that are continuous from year to year and essential to the administration of the Association.   There are 6 members on each committee with 2 members rotating off each year and 2 new members appointed by the current President each year.  The Chair of each committee is appointed by the President. 

Citations and Awards Committee shall be responsible for the selection of individuals to receive the Fellow Award, Special Citation, the Meritorious Service Award, Young Professionals, Corportate/Humanitarian, Arts & Humanities Awards, Innovative Program Awards and any other general Association awards and citations which may be determined by the Board of Directors (Article VIII, Section 2 B of the By-Laws.) Sub-committees may be created for the Arts and Humanities and Innovative Program Awards.

Conference Site Selection & Evaluation Committee shall solicit bids and recommend the conference site for each annual conference and will be responsible for coordinating, conducting and reviewing conference evaluations.

Endowment for Parks & Recreation shall be responsible for developing activities, materials and methods for capitalizing the Endowment, educating the profession on the needs and benefits of the Endowment, promoting the Endowment and the various methods of giving, recognizing donors; and recommending uses of the Endowment’s interest.

Finance Committee is responsible for the planning and monitoring of the fiscal program – policies and procedures – of NCRPA. It is required to study the financial needs of the Association and to make recommendations to the Board of Directors on matters pertaining to the budget, including the annual budget review. All budget requests and revisions shall be referred to the Finance committee for analysis and recommendation prior to being submitted to the Board of Directors for consideration. The Association Treasure shall serve as Chair of this committee.

Legislative Committee shall deal with all legislative activities relating to the Association at the local, state and national level, and shall guide legislative policies and strategies

Marketing Committee is responsible for monitoring and developing all promotional materials of the Association and managing and coordinating the marketing efforts for the organization as needed.

Membership Committee shall interpret the objectives of the Association and encourage qualified persons in the field of parks and recreation fields to become part of the Association. Benefits of NCRPA membershipJoin NCRPA

Nominating Committee shall prepare a slate of two qualified candidates for each of the Association offices of Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer as provided in the By-Laws under Nomination and Election procedure.

NRPA Legislative Liaisons are appointed by the President in consultation with the NCRPA Legislative Chair. This group of individuals will be given the responsibility of helping to advocate and advise on matters related to national legislation.

Procedures Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Association’s By-Laws and Manual of Procedures. It makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for additions, changes and revisions of those documents and may assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Professional Development Committee shall promote, and in some instances, provide programs to improve professional knowledge, leadership and management skills through a variety of in-service training opportunities that results in the professional growth and development of NCRPA members